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This came from the sea
What happens when you submerge a black dress in the depths of the Dead Sea? A lot, it turns out.
3633 points by CNN | Water Snow
Clinging to winter: N.H. ski resorts winding down for the season
As a roller-coaster winter has come to a close, the days left in the ski season are also numbered.Some ski areas, like Pats Peak in Henniker and McIntyre in Manchester, are calling it a season this weekend.Barring another significant snowstorm, Gunstock and Ragged mountains in the central part of th...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Resort Snow Storm White Mountains Mount Washington Ski resort Piste Skiing
Denver sets record high temp Thursday; blizzard coming Friday
Denver set a new record high temperature on Thursday, the same day a blizzard warning was posted for parts of northeastern Colorado.
-1 points by The Denver Post | Meteorology Wind Blizzard Storm Colorado Front Range Urban Corridor Snow Precipitation
Warm winter melts hockey hopes in Michigan
Balmy temperatures threaten time-honored winter traditions for Michiganders        
1302 points by Detroit Free Press | Michigan Ice Snow Great Lakes Lake Ice hockey Ice rink Lake Michigan
Another day of 60-degree weather: Akron weather forecast Monday, Feb. 20
Check out the weather forecast for Akron on Monday. AKRON, Ohio - The warm weekend weather in Akron will thankfully last through Monday to kick off the week. The high temperature will reach 61 degrees, which is still 6 degrees behind the record set in 2016. However, you'll still need that jacket as morning temperatures will dip to the 30s and to the 40s after 7 p.m. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation outlook.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Sunrise: 7:13 a.m. Sunset: 6:07 p.m. - The How: A very large area of high pressure will suppress precipitation chances to near zero the entire day, leaving just sunny skies. High pressure causes sinking motion in the atmosphere, which leads to the air drying out significantly becoming very stable. Since rain and snow showers need moisture and instability to form, this is why chances are so low. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Gas Atmosphere Rain Water Precipitation Thermodynamics Snow
It's February, and Detroit got warmer than Los Angeles today
Southeast Michigan basks in temperatures that beat out much of the Southwest for warmth.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Oakland County Michigan Temperature Metro Detroit Michigan Campus Martius Park Snow Detroit International Riverfront
Belmont man in critical condition after snowmobile accident
A Belmont man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a snowmobile incident.New Hampshire Fish and Game and Belmont fire officials said Thursday that they received a report of the incident at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Belmont police and fire departments were provided snowmobiles by other...
1 points by Concord Monitor | American films New Hampshire Snow English-language films Snowmobile Lake Winnipesaukee Transport Ski
Mild winter, thin ice lead to deaths of snowmobilers
Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York Great Lakes Lake Champlain Snow Vermont Hudson River New England Quebec
Further cool down expected today: Cleveland weather forecast Thursday, Feb. 16
Check out the weather forecast for today in Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio - That's right, Cleveland, although we've had some nice warm days this week, we are expecting another day of a cool down. This afternoon, temperatures won't top above 30 degrees, but with calm winds, wind chills won't be too bad. There's a very slim chance of snow flurries this morning, but the rest of the day you can expect partly cloudy skies. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Sunrise: 7:20 a.m. Sunset: 6:02 p.m. - The How: Some very light lake effect snow flurries could fall in the morning, but by late morning high pressure will sneak in drying skies out too much to spark anymore showers. High pressure causes sinking motion in the atmosphere, which is what causes the drying, and also increases the air's stability. Since you need instability to trigger any sort of precipitation, this is why chances are so low. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Snow Precipitation Thundersnow Water Lake-effect snow Venus Snowbelt Atmosphere
Demotion of Cleveland airport whistleblower appears to have been in retaliation, OSHA finds
After a nearly two-year investigation, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a preliminary finding that a Cleveland Hopkins airport employee appears to have been demoted in retaliation for blowing the whistle on runway snowplowing problems. CLEVELAND, Ohio – The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a preliminary finding that a Cleveland Hopkins International Airport employee appears to have been demoted in retaliation for sounding the alarm on runway snowplowing problems and should be reinstated to his former position as airfield maintenance manager. In a letter this week to the city of Cleveland, OSHA Assistant Regional Administrator Mary Ann Howe wrote that the results of the agency's nearly two-year investigation suggest that Abdul-Malik Ali was warranted in blowing the whistle on a lack of de-icing chemicals and inadequate staffing on snow removal crews in recent winters. (Read the full letter in the document view below.) The letter goes on to say that Ali's demotion – the day after he met with an inspector from the Federal Aviation Administration to report the deficiencies – appears to be a form of retaliation for speaking out. That could constitute a violation of a federal law that protects employees from retaliation for reporting violations of FAA rules related to air carrier safety, the letter states. "The [city] has not demonstrated by clear and convincing evidence that it would have taken the same unfavorable personnel actions in the absence of Complainant's protected activities," the letter says. Howe emphasizes that the agency's findings are not yet final and said the city has 10 business days to provide additional evidence supporting its position. OSHA also invited the city to propose a settlement. A city spokesman declined to comment Wednesday, stating that the matter is the subject of pending litigation. Ali's complaint to the Department of Labor in 2015 states that in February of that year, he told FAA inspector Michael Stephens that his crews had been understaffed in violation of an agreement the airport had reached with the FAA three months earlier, spelling out how many field maintenance employees must be on duty to combat snow and ice. The following day, then-Airport Director Ricky Smith removed Ali from his 15-year post as manager of field maintenance. Ali said he was transferred to the job of "assistant to the deputy commissioner," instructed to clear out his office, moved to what he called a "mop closet" behind the cab booking stand on the terminal baggage level at Hopkins and given "make-work" assignments such as counting trashcans. The city responded by pointing out that Smith, at the time, was unaware of what Ali had told the FAA, and that Ali's conversation with the inspector was not the reason for his demotion. Instead, the city asserted, Smith reassigned Ali because of a long history of complaints that he was a poor manager and because of an incident – coincidentally on the day Ali spoke with the FAA inspector -- in which Ali was "too intoxicated to come into work during a snow event." Ali contends that he was off the clock at the time and was drinking a beer at home when he was ordered to return to the airport. The city called it the final straw that led to his transfer. In the following months, however, the FAA validated Ali's report of staffing shortages that led to runway snow and ice control problems. In September 2015, FAA officials sent the city notices of violations, listing dozens of dates when staffing at Hopkins fell far short of requirements, leaving inches of snow and ice uncleared from the taxiways and runways. Some of the most egregious infractions stemmed from a day in March of that year, when the airport's field maintenance crew was understaffed on all shifts -- with only four out of the required 18 maintenance operators working third shift -- despite a forecast calling for several inches of snow. As a result, snow and ice accumulated on runways, pilots refused to land, reporting poor braking conditions, and one taxiway went without anti-icing chemicals until well after midnight, the FAA found. The airport also failed to alert air carriers of the poor conditions and to deter planes from taxiing or landing on slick, hazardous surfaces, according to the FAA. The FAA proposed a civil penalty of $735,000. Last May, the city agreed to pay a $200,000 fine and pledged to improve its snow and ice control plan as part of a settlement with the agency. The city, however, has maintained that the incidents in question posed no risk to the flying public. While the FAA was investigating, Smith announced that he would be leaving the post he had held since 2006 to serve as the CEO and executive director of the Maryland Aviation Administration, responsible for overseeing public-use airports statewide. Ali's attorney, Subodh Chandra, said in an interview Wednesday that Ali feels vindicated by the findings of the FAA and OSHA. But he remains "hurt and baffled by the fact that no one presently in charge seems to be willing to do the right thing." "It is no shock that OSHA has determined that the city retaliated against Mr. Ali for reporting safety violations to the FAA," Chandra said. "But what remains shocking is the apparent continued unwillingness of the present airport administration and the mayor to take Mr. Ali out of the broom closet to which he was relegated and put him back in charge of keeping the traveling public safe. 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399 points by The Plain Dealer | Runway Southwest Airlines Airport Federal Aviation Administration Snow Delta Air Lines Airline Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Officials to further drain Lake Oroville to absorb coming rain, snow runoff
Doug G. WareFeb. 15 (UPI) -- Officials are planning to drain Lake Oroville even lower than 60 feet, in order to allow enough room to take water expected from rain storms and snow melt.
18 points by UPI | United Press International Precipitation Rain Water Forecasting Snow Surface runoff Water cycle
Snow ranger: Human activity poses avalanche danger on Mount Washington
The conditions on Mount Washington were so precarious Tuesday that the Mount Washington Avalanche Center warned human activity was likely to trigger avalanches.Nowhere was the danger more pressing than in Tuckerman Ravine, which is a popular destination for backcountry skiers, wrote Snow Ranger Helo...
6 points by Concord Monitor | Huntington Ravine Tuckerman Ravine Mount Washington Avalanche Snow Wind Weather Boott Spur
PHOTOS: A big backyard igloo in Concord
For five hours on Sunday the Mason family built an igloo in their backyard, block by block, out of packed snow. The idea came from a visiting aunt who had brought an Icebox Igloo Building Tool for the task. The snow structure is over 6 feet tall and provides plenty of play space for 11-year-old Teig...
176 points by Concord Monitor | Snow Igloo Sunday Family Weekend English-language films Saturday Freemasonry
PHOTOS: Clearing the rooftops after a snowy weekend
“When it snows I make money,” said Warren Leary, 54, of Penacook with a smile after clearing a porch roof of snow in Concord on Tuesday. Leary, a skilled finish carpenter who can be found restoring Victorian homes on any other given day, prefers picking up odd outdoor jobs over traveling as a contra...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Snow The Work Victorian architecture Concord New Hampshire
How much snow will accumulate today? Cleveland weather forecast Wednesday, Feb. 15
Check out the weather forecast for today in Cleveland. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - The cold is back! Cleveland will see on-and-off snow showers throughout the day, but it will accumulate less than an inch. The worst part may be the massive drop in temperatures compared to Tuesday, as highs will only top off in the mid 30s, with wind chills in the teens later tonight. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Sunrise: 7:22 a.m. Sunset: 6:01 p.m. - The How: A blast of cold air from a passing low-pressure system coupled with lake effect will produce snow showers along the snow belt and a bit further south through Thursday afternoon. Cleveland and Akron are only expected to get around 1 inch maximum, while in the extreme northeast corner of the state near Ashtabula, over 2 inches is possible. Check out your chances of accumulating greater than 1 and 2 inches of snow from 7 a.m. Wednesday through 7 a.m. Thursday: Chances of accumulating greater than 1 and 2 inches of snow.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Wondering how lake effect works? Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Snow Lake-effect snow Snowbelt Inch Ohio Week-day names Water Wednesday
What’s small and yellow and needs to be shoveled out 1,382 times in Concord alone?
You’re probably a little tired of shoveling snow right now, after clearing your driveway and a path to your mailbox and a path to your Monitor tube, but here’s one more target for your attention: the nearest fire hydrant.“Some people make it a big pride thing, to clear their hydrant,” said Concord...
124 points by Concord Monitor | Fire hydrant Firefighter Snow Shovel Firefighting Water Clearing Debut albums
First Colorado avalanche fatality this season reported in northeast Garfield County, sheriff says
One person was killed in a snow slide in remote, extreme northeast Garfield County on Tuesday afternoon, the first Colorado avalanche fatality this year.
62 points by The Denver Post | Avalanche Snow Coroner Garfield County Colorado Sheriff Rio Blanco County Colorado Eagle County Colorado Colorado municipalities
Snowiest place in New York has 25 feet and counting
For most of us, a foot of snow is an intimidation. For the communities on Tug Hill, it's a dusting.       
20253 points by USA Today | Great Lakes Michigan Ontario Upper Peninsula of Michigan Lake Superior Snow Oswego County New York Lake Huron
Snow: Why on Earth measure it at the airport!?
New York does it in Central Park; why not use Fairmount Park?
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New York City Central Park Philadelphia Manhattan Measurement Urban park Central Park Zoo Snow
With love and lots of snow in the air, florists work to deliver on orders
Florists always expect Feb. 14 to be hectic. What they don’t expect is more than a foot of snow dumped on their delivery routes within 24 hours of Valentine’s Day.Customers paying top dollar to woo loved ones expect nothing but the freshest of blooms, which is why most shipments were scheduled to ar...
66 points by Concord Monitor | Snow Blizzard Monday Rose Floristry Storm Florist Flower
Deadly weekend: Three dead, others injured in more than a dozen snowmobile accidents
In what might be the deadliest weekend of snowmobiling on Lake Winnipesauke, the body of the third victim was recovered Sunday morning 73 feet below the surface.State officials recovered the body of 15-year-old Arthur Remy on Sunday after a slew of snowmobile accidents across the state over the week...
16 points by Concord Monitor | Snowmobile English-language films Snow New Hampshire Lake Winnipesaukee Sunday Weekend American films
California ski resort says it will remain open until July 4
MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (AP) - California's Mammoth Mountain says there's been so much snow this winter that its slopes will still be open to skiers and boarders by the time most people are enjoying their summer beach vacations. The resort in the Eastern Sierra says by Friday the main lodge ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Snow Mediterranean climate The Los Angeles Times California Mono County California Mono-Inyo Craters Mammoth Lakes California Long Valley Caldera
Knowing how to make a snow cave is a handy winter skill
LOOKOUT PASS, Idaho (AP) - A group of Spokane Mountaineers shouldered packs and snowshoed out from Lookout Pass with shovels and positive attitudes for their first winter camping experience in snow caves. "Everybody who heads out in winter should know how to make one," said Sara Schmelzer, the outing organizer. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Snow Winter Avalanche Igloo Snow cave Quinzhee Shovel Cave
1 dead, 1 missing after snowmobiles fall though ice on Lake Winnipesaukee
Officials said one person has died and another is missing after falling through the ice in separate snowmobiling incidents on a New Hampshire lake.WMUR reported that rescue officials on Saturday pulled someone out of the water on Lake Winnipesaukee in Moultonborough. A second person was rescued but...
28 points by Concord Monitor | Lake Winnipesaukee New Hampshire Lakes Region Snow Winnipesaukee River New England Weirs Beach New Hampshire Alton New Hampshire
1 dead, 1 missing after snowmobiles fall though ice on lake
MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) - Officials say one person has died and another is missing after falling through the ice in separate snowmobiling incidents on a New Hampshire lake. WMUR reports (http://bit.ly/2lD6V2l ) that rescue officials on Saturday pulled someone out of the water on Lake Winnipesaukee (wihn-ah-pah-SAH'-kee) in Moultonborough. A ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Lake Winnipesaukee New Hampshire Lakes Region Manchester New Hampshire Winnipesaukee River New England Snow Weirs Beach New Hampshire
Mammoth Mountain plans to stay open until the Fourth of July, thanks to even more snow
You’ll be skiing at Mammoth Mountain at least until the Fourth of July. That’s the word from the Eastern Sierra resort, which had accumulated about 35 feet of snow at the main lodge by Friday and counting. The forecast for the weekend: more snow Saturday with a high of 23. Clearing was expected...
11476 points by Los Angeles Times | Skiing Snow Ski Saturday Sunday Snowmobile Resort Summer
The Latest: Man dies in avalanche, danger high
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Idaho (all times local):
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Idaho Jerome County Idaho Snow Twin Falls County Idaho Avalanche Water Cassia County Idaho Twin Falls micropolitan area
Snow: 0.8-Gate? Recount changes total at PHL
Upon further review, Thursday's Philly snow total increased.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | US Airways Philadelphia Philadelphia International Airport PHL Snow Republic Airlines Southwest Airlines Pittsburgh International Airport
Where to get started with cross-country skiing in Colorado
Colorado is rich with cross-country skiing areas. Here’s a round-up of some places to test the frozen waters.
37 points by The Denver Post | Cross-country skiing Snow Ski Ski touring Piste Alpine skiing Skiing Ski binding
It costs New York City $1.8 million to clear an inch of snow
In anticipation of the storm, which the National Weather Service had forecast could dump as much as 18 inches on some parts of the northeastern U.S., the New York City Department of Sanitation split its staff into two shifts on Wednesday, each group of 2,400 working 12 hours at a time to clear the city's roughly 6,500 miles of roads.
9 points by The Denver Post | Snow New York City Snow removal Salt Snowplow Plough Winter service vehicle Sodium chloride
Once again, snow forecast a model of imperfection
Computers saw record warmth, snow, but … about those details.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Precipitation Snow Storm Venus Atmosphere Water Gas Defamation
Deadly snowstorm blasts Northeast with up to 18 inches
Airlines canceled more than 3,000 flights, winter storm warnings stretched from Maine to Maryland and salt trucks deployed across the region Thursday.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | New York City New Jersey Manhattan Snow Snow removal Blizzard Ice New York
De Blasio urges New Yorkers to stay off the roads
Mayor de Blasio said on Thursday the city has about 2,300 vehicles plowing and encouraged people to use mass transit so the trucks can continue to clear the streets of snow. He said the Department of Sanitation is “off to a strong start,” adding they’re “dealing with usual intense conditions.” In the past two hours,...
18 points by New York Post | Automobile Water Precipitation Bus Snow LaGuardia Airport Transport
Hello winter! Snowstorm blasting Northeast with up to 18 inches
Airlines canceled almost 3,000 flights, winter storm warnings stretched from Maine to Maryland and salt trucks deployed across the region Th...       
11751 points by USA Today | New York City New Jersey Manhattan Snow New York Hudson County New Jersey Snow removal Jersey City New Jersey
Season's biggest snowstorms roars into Northeast
NEW YORK —More than 2,000 flights were canceled, winter storm warnings stretched from Maine to Maryland and salt trucks across the region we...       
11751 points by USA Today | New York City New Jersey Snow Snow removal Salt Blizzard The Weather Channel Snowplow
Niko expected to hit Boston with 12+ inches of snow
As Niko, the biggest storm yet of the winter season, bears down on Boston, the state Department of Transportation already has close to half its 4,000 pieces of equipment deployed to treat roads.Transportation officials say they have 250,000 tons of salt and 500,000 gallons of liquid deicer stockpiled to counter the anticipated snowmaggedon. The National Weather Service says much of the state will remain under a winter storm warning until 8 p.m., with 12 to 18 inches of blowing, drifting snow likely to fall at rates this afternoon of up to 3 inches per hour.
11 points by Boston Herald | Blizzard Snow Massachusetts Wind Winter JetBlue Airways Logan International Airport Salt
Snow's headed our way tonight; rush-hour could be a mess
Get ready for some real winter weather, Pittsburgh.
304 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Precipitation Rain Precipitation Water Snow Weather Meteorology Week-day names
Cold temperatures back, snow too: Akron weather forecast Wednesday, Feb. 8
Check out the weather forecast for Wednesday in Akron. AKRON, Ohio - The warm temperatures are gone Wednesday in Akron. Instead, highs are only in the upper 30s, with lows in the mid 20s. Some light snow shower chances start as early as the afternoon, and increase as the night progresses. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Sunrise: 7:29 a.m. Sunset: 5:52 p.m. - The How: A passing low pressure system and cold front could spark some light snow showers in Northeast Ohio Wednesday. However, with northwest winds, this won't be much of a lake-effect event, which usually occurs as westerly winds push clouds over the lake. Accumulations are less than a half-inch by midnight, and only around 1 inch by early Thursday morning. Check out your chances of accumulating 1 inch of snow or greater starting 7 a.m Wednesday through 7 a.m. Thursday: Chances of accumulating 1 inch of snow or greater by Thursday morning.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Snow Ohio Warm front Basic meteorological concepts and phenomena Blizzard Venus Weather map
Temperatures zoom from 20s on Friday to 50s on Sunday: Northeast Ohio weekend weather forecast Feb. 10-12
Check out the weekend weather forecast for Northeast Ohio. CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's going to be a crazy weather weekend for Northeast Ohio. Snow flurries and bitter temperatures are in the forecast for Friday, then just cloudy skies and moderate temperatures for Saturday. Sunday, a pretty moderate warm-up is expected, with temperatures topping out in the 50s, with high chances of rain. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction forecast.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  The How A high pressure system will suppress precipitation chances a bit on Friday, keeping skies just mostly cloudy, but some lingering moisture could spark a few light snow flurries. The rest of the weekend, warm air advection from the South will warm up temperatures above seasonable averages. Since temperatures are so warm, the precipitation expected Sunday from a passing low-pressure system will fall purely rain. Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Snow Water Basic meteorological concepts and phenomena Saturday Meteorology Warm front Precipitation
NYC forecast to hit record high with 62-degree day
The Big Apple will be on a two-day weather rollercoaster this week — when temperatures are forecast to hit a record-breaking 62 degrees, and then plummet when a major storm system could bring the season’s biggest snowfall. The weather whiplash begins Wednesday morning, when the mercury will already be well above normal at about 50...
252 points by New York Post | Snow Precipitation Meteorology Climate Water Rain Graupel Monsoon
Summit County residents survive 52 hours lost in backcountry near Monarch Ski area
Dillon resident Kelsey Malin was skiing at Monarch Ski Area for the first time on Jan. 25 when she and her friend made a fateful decision: Without ducking a rope or seeing any sign that they were leaving the ski area, she said, they dropped into a powder stash on the back side of the mountain.
467 points by The Denver Post | Skiing Piste Telemark skiing Ski touring Backcountry skiing Alpine skiing Snow Sondre Norheim
Winter storm leaves black ice on the roads; closes schools
SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle area on Tuesday was still dealing with the effects of a major winter storm that covered the region with several inches to several feet of snow. Overnight cold temperatures left black ice on some roadways, causing most school districts to call for another snow day ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Seattle Cold Temperature Ice Washington Seattle metropolitan area English-language films Snow
Snow, plunging temps in forecast for Thursday
On Thursday, the temperature is expected to plunge 30 degrees and forecasters say a wintry mix that could yield a wet and slick morning commute.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Rain Precipitation Week-day names Precipitation Snow Inch Water Temperature
Brothers die after snowmobiles plunge through thin lake ice
TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Two western New York brothers in their 60s have died after their snowmobiles went through thin ice on an Adirondack lake.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New York Snow Adirondack Park Tupper Lake
What makes winter weather severe? Explaining advisories vs. warnings
Wondering when winter weather technically reaches "severe" level? Cleveland.com meteorologist Kelly Reardon explains winter weather advisories and alerts.
13 points by The Plain Dealer | Weather Storm Wind Precipitation Meteorology Snow Wind chill Water
Typical Detroit forecast: Shorts weather Tuesday, ice cold Wednesday
Good news, metro Detroit: Tuesday's forecast calls for a high of 52 degrees. Bad news: It'll drop to 32 on Wednesday        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Precipitation Weather Week-day names Temperature Rain Cold Meteorology Snow
2 snowmobilers die after going through ice in Tupper Lake
TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - Two brothers in their 60s have died after their snowmobiles went through thin ice in the Adirondacks. State police say the bodies of 67-year-old Stephen Sattler and 64-year-old Edward Sattler were found around 10:30 Monday morning in Raquette Pond in the village of Tupper Lake. ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Sunday Raquette River English-language films Adirondack Mountains Saturday Raquette Lake Weekend Snow
Temperatures could reach 60 degrees by Tuesday, drop to the teens Thursday: Northeast Ohio 5-day weather forecast, Feb. 6-10
Check out the forecast for this week in Northeast Ohio. We're looking at both warm and cold weather. CLEVELAND, Ohio - It's going to be a roller coaster of weather this week in Northeast Ohio. Showers will spark tonight and last through most of the day Tuesday, when temperatures are forecasted to reach a balmy 60 degrees. This means Cleveland could tie or even possibly break the record of 60 degrees set back in 1925. Akron's temperature record for Tuesday is 61 degrees, also set in 1925. A cold front will drop temperatures back to seasonable averages the rest of the week, with light snow flurries possible. Friday will stay mostly clear. Check out the forecast: Temperatures Temperature outlook.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Precipitation chances Precipitation outlook.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  Winds Wind speed and direction outlook.Kelly Reardon, cleveland.com  The How High pressure will slowly drift east today across Ohio, keeping skies mostly sunny through the evening. Tonight, a strong low pressure system will take its place. Tuesday morning, a strong warm front will follow, and both the low and warm front will spark rain showers. The combination of both a warm front and southerly flow dragging in even more warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico could produce the record high temperatures, and possible thunderstorms. Wednesday, a near-stalling cold front will dip temperatures the rest of the week, causing very slight chances of some snow flurries through Thursday. Friday, a high pressure system will return again, keeping skies partly cloudy. NOAA's Storm Prediction Center convective outlooks for today and Tuesday show Northeast Ohio in a region of thunderstorms: Today's severe weather outlook.NOAA Storm Prediction Center  Tuesday's severe weather outlook.NOAA Storm Prediction Center  Keep checking cleveland.com/weather for daily weather updates for Northeast Ohio, and don't forget to submit any weather questions you may have! Kelly Reardon is cleveland.com's meteorologist. Please follow me on Facebook and Twitter @kreardon0818.
-2 points by The Plain Dealer | Precipitation Snow Basic meteorological concepts and phenomena Weather map Warm front Meteorology Cloud Blizzard
Girl powder: How heli-skiing became a sport for me too
I carved an S-curve of downhill graffiti on deep, virgin alpine powder, floating down amid spectacular snow-covered mountain ranges beneath a bluebird sky. Suddenly, I wiped out in a dramatic “double eject,” losing both my skis, tumbling in a great puff of fluffy snow. Gail Davenport from Washington,...
62 points by Los Angeles Times | Skiing Ski Snow British Columbia Nancy Greene Sun Peaks Resort Kamloops Telemark skiing
Active Outdoors: It’s been one of ‘those’ winters again in New England
So far it’s been one of “those” winters across much of New England. Variable doesn’t begin to describe it. Most places have had some snow – and some have had a lot. But we’ve also had too much sleet and rain.In my last column, I sang the praises of the groomers – both the machines and the people who...
2 points by Concord Monitor | Ski Skiing Cross-country skiing Alpine skiing Ski touring Ski binding Telemark skiing Snow